Girl with her forever person

This Is What A ‘Forever Person’ Really Means Because It’s More Than Someone You’re Attracted To

Your forever person is someone who you trust in every aspect of the word. Someone you trust with your secrets. Someone you trust with your body. Someone you trust with your children (or your pets). Someone you trust will always do the right thing and would never cheat on you or lie to you or hurt you beyond repair.

Your forever person is someone you can spend long periods of time with without starting to hate their guts. Someone who does little things that annoy you, because they are only human, but those things aren’t deal breakers. Those things aren’t going to eat away at you until you can’t take it anymore. You can handle them. You can accept them.

Your forever person is not only someone you love — but someone you like. Someone you find funny. Someone you find sweet. Someone you enjoy spending time with, whether you’re watching a movie on the couch you’ve already seen a hundred times before or are hanging with their best friends at the bar.

Your forever person is someone you can talk to about anything — your period, your sex life, your health, your finances. Anything. You can speak freely whenever you are with them, because you know that they won’t judge you. More importantly, they won’t leave you.

Your forever person is someone who encourages you to become a better person — not by tearing you down and listing off your flaws, but by being a good person themselves. Seeing the positive way they live their life should make you want to do the same. You should want to be the best possible partner you can be for them, because you believe they deserve that.

Your forever person is someone who makes you feel comfortable in every situation. In the bedroom. At holiday parties with his side of the family. With his friends. You should never feel like you are out of place when they are by your side.

Your forever person is someone who wants the same kind of future that you want. Someone who agrees with your idea of living out in the country (or deep in the city) and popping out three children (or none at all). Someone who would be happy with the same type of life that you have always imagined creating for yourself, so that one person isn’t left sacrificing their dreams for the other.

Your forever person is someone you understand. Someone you respect. Someone you hope that your little cousins and siblings will grow up to be just like.

Your forever person is someone who puts in as much effort as you do. Someone who cares about the relationship as much as you do. Someone who wants it to last as much as you do.

Your forever person is someone you can imagine spending the rest of your life alongside, no exceptions. Someone you’ve decided you will stick with through anything — through the moments when you’re cranky, through the days when you’re sick, through the good times and the bad.

They are the person you want by your side for all of eternity, because you cannot imagine being this happy without them. Thought Catalog Logo Mark

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